Interesting paper by Alfvén. I eventually worked my through it. Equations and everything
. There was a lovely comet/magnetotail comparison diagram at the end which I added to my site
Now, Magneto Hydro Dynamics. I think this is what this model is using with real time inputs ...
To my eye's it still shows electrical activity and flows. I guess someone might feed it an electrical model rather than a fluid one just to see what happens. I wonder if they might make such a thing possible (or already is?) on the iSWA
. There are a lot of young, talented web designers who put that thing together by the look of it